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Characterer / Panda-branded furniture




The panda and Chinese characters, both being gems of China, are in need of protection and promotion. As such, inspired by Chinese characters' strokes as well as their combined meaning, we designed a set of modern furniture, which aims to not only draw Chinese attention to the problem of Character amnesia, but also to promote Chinese characters abroad. Last but not least, 30% of profits will be donated to charitable organizations who will help children in poor areas get the chance to be taught to read.

Creative 3D versions of Chinese characters made into furniture and objects that owe its elegance mostly to the black-and-white association with the panda.
We feel extremely honored and delighted to have won the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD. We will keep trying our best to learn and create a more meaningful life and a better world. Hope to meet next time!
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Guangdong University of Technology

Guangdong University of Technology
Guangzhou, China

Qicheng Xu,
Guangdong University of Technology

Manting Liu,
Guangdong University of Technology

Yuxian Long,
Guangdong University of Technology

Jiayi Yao,
Guangdong University of Technology

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